NOW! JAKARTA | A Day of Golfing, Beer and Fun
A Day of Golfing, Beer and Fun

What happens when you get six of Jakarta’s best bars together and ask them to organize a golf tournament for their loyal customers to compete against each other in a Texas scramble on one of Indonesia’s best Golf courses, Cengkareng, give them lunch and the promise of lots of beer and booze followed by a buffet dinner?

Well, the shot gun started 30 minutes past Friday’s high noon on April 7th, which also marked the beginning of the end for those players who can’t play golf, have fun and drink a lot at the same time.

That’s correct, this tournament combined the skill of golf with the skill of drinking, getting shot with water cannons and managing the specialty holes such as the “Put It in For Me” hole. While 20 flights and their players joined the challenge, when the smoke settled on the day around 6pm, there was only one winning flight that managed this with a remarkable net score of 59 using the system 36 of handicapping.

Yes, this beer goggled team from Double Doors and their German manager Stefan, beat favorites like Eastern Promise, newcomers from Frank’s Bar, jokers from DeHooi, youngsters from De Burse and Cazbar.

Win or loose, as with all great Golf tournaments, the spirit of camaraderie filled the room. Then we witnessed a miracle, because unlike with most tournaments, both winners and losers stayed and laughed, drank some more and talked about what a great day it was. After all, that’s what you get when six of Jakarta’s best bars and their loyal customers decide to come together and play golf.

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NOW! Jakarta is the magazine for both international visitors and the international community of Jakarta. It comes with quality content and gives readers a healthy portion of everything the city has to offer: exploring Jakarta, hospitality and chamber updates, dining, arts and culture, events, profiles of Jakarta’s prominent inhabitants, all written in a modern and concise style. NOW! Jakarta is definitely the ultimate guide to keep yourself updated with what is happening in the international communities living in Jakarta!

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